MADRID, 26 May. (EUROPEAN PRESS) –
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has demanded that the people vote for him in the second round of the upcoming presidential election, which will be held on Sunday, and make a bet to start the ‘Turkey’s century’. rival Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
“We believe that we will continue on our way to a great and powerful Turkey by uniting around the ‘Turkish century’ on May 28. Let’s open the doors of a new era for Turkey together.” on the social network Twitter.
“I am calling out to the citizens who say ‘my homeland and my nation first,'” he said. Conquest of Istanbul”.
Thus, he argued that the ruling Justice and Democracy Party (AKP) “showed that it kept its promises” and praised the work of officials in the country’s 81 provinces. “Let’s put Turkey’s century on our backs,” he said, before claiming “to protect the unity, solidarity and eternal brotherhood of 85 million people.”
“We want everyone to join this holy march, regardless of their origin, belief, sect or political preference. We hope you will be with us on the night of May 28 for a new beginning. The hearts and arms of all members of our nation are open,” he said.
In the first round, where Kılıçdaroğlu received 44.88 percent of the vote, Erdoğan received 49.52 percent of the votes. While the opposition presented itself as the candidate for unity supported by the six-party coalition, the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) asked its supporters to vote for him in the presidential elections in which it did not nominate a candidate.
Source: Noti Merica